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Latta Legislation to Modernize Nuclear Technology Approved by House

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Bipartisan legislation authored by Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) to modernize the nation’s nuclear technology was approved by the U.S House of Representatives Monday evening. The bill, H.R. 4979, the Advanced Nuclear Technology Development Act, requires the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to establish a framework for issuing licenses for advanced nuclear reactor technology and requir... Read more »

Latta Lays Out Priorities at First Energy Conference Committee Meeting

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WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) laid out his energy priorities this morning at the initial Energy Conference Committee meeting between members of the House and Senate. The committee is tasked with hammering out differences between the differing bills passed this Congress by the House of Representatives and the Senate. Latta was named by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan as a ... Read more »

Latta Votes to Defund Stifling Regulations, Cut Bureaucratic Red Tape

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) joined his colleagues in passing H.R. 5538, the Fiscal Year 2017 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill. The annual spending bill includes a number of provisions to cut burdensome red tape and prohibit funding for the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and regulations on power plants. Provisions that Latta has championed to provide flexibi... Read more »

Latta Votes to Protect Jobs, Eliminate Unnecessary Regulatory Costs

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today voted in support of legislation to eliminate unnecessary regulations and prevent regulatory negotiation tactics that create costly burdens for American job creators. H.R. 1155, the Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act, will eliminate the ineffective and cumbersome federal regulations that stifle economic g... Read more »

Latta, Olson, Kirkpatrick, Cuellar Introduce Ozone Bill

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Reps. Bob Latta (R-OH), Pete Olson (R-TX), Ann Kirkpatrick (D-AZ), and Henry Cuellar (D-TX) today introduced bipartisan legislation that would update how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) addresses ozone requirements in the Clean Air Act. The EPA recently issued a new standard requiring a reduction in the National Ambient Air Quality Standard (NAAQS) for ozone, from the current level of 75... Read more »

Latta Votes for Landmark Energy Bill

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) voted today in support of the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of a major, comprehensive energy bill designed to modernize American energy laws. H.R. 8., the North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2015 was first introduced in the House Energy and Commerce Committee, of which Latta is a senior member. The legislation includes several p... Read more »

Latta Votes to Protect Affordable, Reliable American Energy

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) released the following statement regarding the U.S. House of Representative’s passage of S.J. Res 23 and S.J. Res 24. The resolutions disapprove the two final rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for new and existing power plants: “There is a reason over half of the nation’s states have sued the EPA to block this rule. The Clean P... Read more »

Latta Votes to Support American Jobs, American Ratepayers

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Today, Congressman Bob Latta issued the following statement regarding the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s passage of H.J. Res 71 and H.J. Res 72. The resolutions, which Latta co-sponsored, disapprove of the two final rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for new and existing power plants. “The President continues to use the EPA to promote a political agenda, and it is har... Read more »

Latta on Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) today issued the following statement in reaction to President Obama’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline: "I am deeply disappointed in the President’s decision today to reject the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. After seven years, and five positive economic and environmental assessments from the Administration’s own State Department, the Preside... Read more »

Latta Votes On Resolutions to Protect Affordable and Reliable Electricity

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Congressman Bob Latta (R-OH), a Member of the Subcommittee on Energy and Power, joined subcommittee colleagues Tuesday in approving two resolutions, H.J. Res 71 and H.J. Res 72. The resolutions, which Latta co-sponsored, disapprove of the two final rules issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for new and existing power plants. “At the direction of the President, the EPA has oversteppe... Read more »

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